Tbilisi

trauma

An Armed Robbery Ruined My European Vacation, Then My Life

Sometimes the psychological aftermath of trauma is more terrifying than being threatened with murder.
Nick Martinello
12.8.17
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Inland’s Dark, Dubby “Tsereteli” Was Inspired by a Post-Gig Taxi Ride

The British techno producer heads in a deeper direction on his new EP 'Coriolis.'
Krystal Rodriguez
7.3.17
Thump

Is This Georgian Club the New Berghain?

Partying at Bassiani is a political statement against homophobia and Georgia’s narrow-minded drug policy.
Bo Hanna
6.16.17
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Låpsley Explores Tbilisi's Emerging Club Scene

The British producer and singer takes us behind the scenes of the booming clubs of the Georgian capital in our latest doc, presented by YouTube Music.
THUMP Staff
12.14.16
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Meet Russia's Teenage Rave Revolutionaries in Our New Documentary

In a film made possible by AXE, THUMP heads to Moscow and steps into the fascinating and visually stunning world of Skotoboinya.
Made Possible by AXE
10.14.16
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Photos of the Georgian Families Living Inside an Abandoned Military Hospital

25 years after the fall of the Soviet Union, many Georgians are struggling to survive in the new economy. In the outskirts of the capital, Tbilisi, over 150 families are forced by necessity to live in an abandoned military hospital.
Jake Borden
10.9.16
FOOD

A Vegan Cafe Was Attacked by Meat-Wielding Neo-Nazis

Around 15 people showed up at the Kiwi Café in Tbilisi, Georgia, brandishing meat skewers and violently throwing meat at its patrons.
Charles Rollet
5.31.16
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"Everyone, Everywhere in Tbilisi Is Drunk as Fuck All the Time"

That's what Georgian photographer Giorgi Nebieridze says anyway, and he should know, having spent a lot of time there photographing what he calls his "drug-addict friends."
Giorgi Nebieridze
1.22.14
travel

Buying and Selling the Past at Tbilisi's Dry Bridge

You used to be able to get anything at the Dry Bridge Market, back when the upper classes were fleeing the country in the wake of the collapse of the USSR and were desperate to sell their possessions. But these days, most of the people at the market...
Tara Isabella Burton
9.13.13
News

Fuck Georgia's Prison Guard Broom Rapists

This week in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, a brutal video was leaked showing a group of prison officers taking turns beating and then raping prisoners using a broom. We sent a Georgian photographer over there and got his appraisal of the...
Giorgi Nebieridze
9.28.12
News

World Peace Update

We're not quite there yet, folks.
Henry Langston
5.25.12
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Tbilisi Is a Paradise

People in Eden bleed a lot.
Giorgi Nebieridze
3.1.12